Patricia (Pat) G. Kennedy, 82, of Leechburg, passed away at Pine View Personal Care Home, Vandergrift on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was born in Gilpin Township on Oct. 7, 1936, to the late Leroy Thompson and Dorothy (Tippett) Thompson.
Pat attended Leechburg Area High School, graduating in 1956. She was a member of the basketball team. In addition to raising her children, prior to retirement, Pat worked with the Armstrong County Agency on Aging and later with Eckerd Drug. She enjoyed and missed working with seniors for whom she cared greatly.
Pat loved the company of family and friends and was extremely devoted to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had a couple of pets along the way that were especially loved. She enjoyed watching the Pirates and Steelers throughout her life and playing cards and games with the group of friends she had formed at Pine View Personal Care.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, sons, John R. Kennedy earlier this year and Joseph Kennedy as an infant in 1961; brothers, John (Jack) Thompson and James Thompson and a sister Roberta L. (Thompson) Vallino. She is survived by her sister, Dolores (Dee) Freilino, daughter, Robin (Ronald) Patton, of Leechburg, son, Edward (Carrie Riggle) Kennedy, of Vandergrift; and grandchildren, Justin Hays, Ann Kennedy, Brandon Kennedy and great grandchild Eric Hays in addition to many nieces and nephews that she thought of often.
Pat, Mom, Grandma, will live on in our hearts forever until we meet again.
Friends and family will be welcomed on Saturday, July 6th from 9:30am to 12pm followed by a memorial service officiated by Rev. Gary Lyon of Crossroads Presbyterian Church of Leechburg.